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I-1433 Paid Sick Leave Toolkit

Washington’s Paid Sick Leave law, under Initiative 1433, begins January 1, 2018. The following links and information in this toolkit will be a starting place for help you get in

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Weekly Update: Hospitality Association Issues Statement on Proposed Federal Tip Pooling Regulations

Washington Hospitality Association CEO Issues Statement on Proposed Federal Tip Pooling Regulations The U.S. Department of Labor announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in early December to rescind a 2011

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Five ways Millennials are Changing the Healthcare Industry

The Millennial generation is a force to be reckoned with. We all know that the Baby Boomer generation changed how the world worked, and Millennials are doing likewise. One area

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Plug into the Powerhouse of Blogging

By Pia Larson Fingerprint Marketing Leave Your Mark It can be so easy to treat blogging as a “not as important” part of your website. But, nothing could be further

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Seattle City Council passes regulations limiting number of units by short-term rentals operators

On Dec. 11, the Seattle City Council passed the third and final bill in a legislative packet that will govern short-term rentals within Seattle city limits.  The Seattle Hotel Association

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Seattle hotel industry welcomes Seattle’s new short-term rental legislation

SEATTLE (Dec. 11, 2017) – The Seattle Hotel Association (SHA) supports the short-term rental legislation passed today by the Seattle City Council, completing the package of ordinances that will govern

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Weekly Update: Big Changes Coming in 2018 – Paid Leave and Minimum Wage

Big Changes Coming in 2018 – Paid Leave and Minimum Wage Washington’s employers are facing some big changes in 2018. Get ready for a new state paid sick leave program

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Eye on Hospitality: Big Changes Coming in 2018 – Paid Leave and Minimum Wage

Washington’s employers are facing some big changes in 2018. Get ready for a new state paid sick leave program and new minimum wage regulations.

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What you need to know about Seattle’s Sweetened Beverage Tax

Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, the City of Seattle will impose a sweetened beverage tax (SBT) on the distribution of sweetened beverages within Seattle city limits. Key aspects to note about

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Seattle’s short-term rental legislation is one vote away from final approval

On Tuesday, Dec. 5, the short-term rental regulatory bill—the final piece of legislation in the Seattle City Council’s short-term rental package—passed out of committee.  It will go before the full

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Millennials: A Bigger Boom

A consulting firm, Accenture, recently examined what millennials are looking for in their health insurance and why they would switch plans. Here are a few of the most notable takeaways: Only 22

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Weekly Update: Our 2018 Legislative Priorities

Government Affairs Committee Adopts 2018 Legislative Priorities The Government Affairs Committee (GAC) held its annual meeting this week in Seattle and adopted the Association’s 2018 legislative priorities. Identifying these priorities

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Eye on Hospitality: Get Ready for Paid Sick Leave

Paid sick leave is coming to Washington state, effective Jan. 1, 2018, and it is essential that all employers get prepared. While the state Department of Labor and Industries will issue the rules on paid sick leave in late 2017, here a few of the highlights of the new law.

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Digital Marketing Campaigns Ideas for the Holidays

By Pia Larson Fingerprint Marketing Leave Your Mark The holidays are back (already?), and there is no more lucrative time of the year for just about any business. Everyone wants

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Weekly Update: State Department of Health considers 29.3 percent increase to lodging license fees

Happy Thanksgiving to our members! And remember that the Washington Hospitality Association’s Olympia office will be closed on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 23) and on Friday, Nov. 24. Have a great holiday!